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American Red Cross, American Cancer Society partnering to help Cancer Patients

 

Cancer Patients use more Blood than those fighting any other Disease

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. That’s why this February, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to Give Blood to Give Time, ensuring loved ones have the strength and support to battle cancer.

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

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Tennessee Titans host Buffalo Bills, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (2-2) vs. Buffalo Bills (3-1)

Sunday, October 6th, 2019 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-2) return home this week after playing three of the first four games of the season away from Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,134). Kickoff against the Buffalo Bills (3-1) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 6th.

This week’s game will be regionally televised on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. The broadcast team includes play-by-play announcer Spero Dedes and analyst Adam Archuleta.

Tennessee Titans set to play the Buffalo Bills at Nissan Stadium Sunday at noon. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans set to play the Buffalo Bills at Nissan Stadium Sunday at noon. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Men’s Basketball coach Matt Figger makes impactful presence at expanded Coaches vs. Cancer event

 

APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger was among the feature speakers in support of the American Cancer Society at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off at the Music City Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball coach Matt Figger a feature speaker at Coaches vs. Cancer event. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball coach Matt Figger a feature speaker at Coaches vs. Cancer event. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Health and Human Performance faculty to host Blood Drive

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Blood is desperately needed at Hospitals across Tennessee. Last week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee called on the state’s residents to help end the blood bank shortage, and even the American Cancer Society is pleading for people to donate because, according to that organization, “blood transfusions save millions of lives in the United States every year.”

A blood drive will take place at Austin Peay State University September 23rd-24th. (APSU)

A blood drive will take place at Austin Peay State University September 23rd-24th. (APSU)

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#1 Tennessee Vols Basketball plays West Virginia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

#1 Tennessee (17-1 | 6-0 SEC) vs. West Virginia (9-10 | 1-6 Big 12) 

Saturday, January 26th, 2019 | 3:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Top-ranked Tennessee Vols basketball and West Virginia are set to meet on the hardwood Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena in front of a sold-out crowd as part of ESPN’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

The game will tip at 3:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN and can also be viewed online through WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

In its sixth year, Tennessee (17-1) holds a 3-1 record when competing in the cross-conference showcase, including a 68-45 win at Iowa State last season.

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Tennessee Department of Health says Take Advantage of Free Support to Quit Smoking during Great American Smokeout

 

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Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health says support can make all the difference for those trying to quit smoking, and Tennesseans trying to move toward a life without tobacco products are not alone.

The Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine, 1.800.QUIT.NOW offers free assistance, resources and counseling to help smokers transition to a smoke-free life.

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Tennessee Titans play Baltimore Ravens at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (3-2) vs. Baltimore Ravens (3-2)

Sunday, October 14th, 2018 | 3:25pm CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-2) return home this week to face the Baltimore Ravens (3-2) in a late afternoon matchup. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 3:25pm CDT on Sunday, October 14th, 2018.

The game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan and analyst Rich Gannon will call the action, and Steve Tasker will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) drops back to pass as Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson (90) pressures during the second quarter at New Era Field. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) drops back to pass as Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson (90) pressures during the second quarter at New Era Field. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Men’s Basketball head coach Matt Figger featured part of annual Coaches vs. Cancer

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger was among the feature speakers in support of the American Cancer Society at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off at City Winery.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball head coach Matt Figger at the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer event in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball head coach Matt Figger at the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer event in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans host Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (2-3) vs. Indianapolis Colts (2-3)

Monday, October 16th, 2017 | 7:30pm CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: ESPN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Monday Night Football returns to Tennessee this week as the Tennessee Titans (2-3) host the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts (2-3). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:30pm CDT on Monday, October 16th, 2017.

The Titans are back on Monday Night Football for the first time since 2014. They are 5-2 in their last seven Monday night games, including a victory in 2008, the last time they hosted the Colts on a Monday night.

Miami Dolphins middle linebacker Kiko Alonso (47) pressures Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Cassel (16) during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Miami Dolphins middle linebacker Kiko Alonso (47) pressures Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Cassel (16) during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

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Support cancer patients by giving blood with the Red Cross

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others.

Mary Alice Donofrio gave blood for the first time in memory of her mother who received several blood transfusions while being treated for breast cancer.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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